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The left home caught on fire, but the right home held up during the simulation.

Researchers set 2 homes on fire, but only one survived the flames. Here’s what it takes to build a fire-resistant home.

Researchers in South Carolina set out to determine what kind of building materials would survive a wildfire.
A plane takes off as a herd of goats grazes at the Portland International Airport in Portland, Oregon on April 17, 2015.

A California city is raising $30,000 to rent goats that could help prevent the next big wildfire

Prescriptive grazing costs between $500 and $1,000 per acre of land, and Nevada City says 200 goats could get through one acre in a day.

PG&E is tanking after report says it’s considering filing for bankruptcy protection

PG&E was getting hit hard Monday, down more than 18%, after a report out late Friday said it was considering filing for bankruptcy protection.

Prosecutors say California utility company PG&E could face murder charges for wildfires

California prosecutors are poised to charge the state's largest utility company, PG&E, with an array of crimes, including murder and manslaughter.
13-year-old scientist Georgia Hutchinson.

A 13-year-old won $25,000 for a solar-panel invention that can locate the sun at any time

Georgia Hutchinson, a 13-year-old from California, recently won $25,000 for inventing a solar-energy system that can locate the sun at any time.

From mudslides to wildfires, these were some of the most devastating California disasters of 2018

From mudslides to wildfires, here's a harrowing look at some of the most damaging natural disasters in California this year.

A dog whose family home burned down in the California wildfires guarded the ruins for weeks while his owner was gone

Madison waited almost a month for his owner, Andrea Gaylord, to return to her house after she was forced to flee Paradise town over the Camp Fire.
A Hot Shot crew cuts a line among homes at the Thomas Fire on December 16, 2017 in Montecito, California.

The record-breaking year of deadly fires in California was stoked by distinctly devilish winds — here’s how they work

The Santa Ana winds don't start out hot, but as they travel down mountains they gather strength and heat, arriving on the coast ready to fuel flames.

Natural disasters set records around the world in 2018. These were some of the worst.

Natural disasters killed thousands of people around the world in 2018, and some wildfires and hurricanes set records in the wake of their destruction.

Wildfire evacuees are returning to the destroyed California town that’s ‘like moving back into a funeral home.’ See the wreckage in ...

As residents return home to Paradise, California nearly a month after the Camp Fire broke out, a 360-degree video shows how little is left.